State Quilt Documentation & Regional Quilt History: 
A Selective Bibliography

Last updated December 30, 2012

Compiled from H-Quilts postings  H-Net Discussion List on Quilt Documentation and Research [H-QUILTS@H-NET.MSU.EDU] February 2001 and continuing, the Quilt History List [qhl] and From additional sources thanks to the Ashland Public Library in Oregon and including the recommendations of the following individuals: Cheryl Wolf, Jan Dreschler, Judy Grow, Mary Persyn, Marsha MacDowell, Colleen Hall-Patton, Laurie Woodard, David Crosby, Maureen Battistella, Shirley McElderry, Cuesta Benberry, Mary Worrall, Mary Waller, Shelly Zegart, Carol Butzke, Margareta Faust, Kyra Hicks, Ann-Louise Beaumont, Gloria Nixon, Karan Flanscha. Patricia Keller, Laurel Horton, Ruth Ann Carathers, Linda Reynolds. Maintained by Maureen Battistella

Many titles are out of print, but may be available through ABE or on loan from your local public library. Dissertations and theses may be available from University Microfilms International.

Scope Note 

Favorites:
The Quilt Ladies
The Quilt Index
Alliance for American Quilts
American Memory Project
AQSG
QHL
 

State Quilt Documentation Projects ** Local, State, Regional Publications
 including Theses, Dissertations, Biographies
 **
** Exhibit and Museum Catalogs ** Research and Reference ** International 
**

State Quilt Documentation Project Websites

State Quilt Documentation Projects

Bibliographical Analysis of State Quilt Documentation Project Books, May 2004

Alaska: a textile album of the last frontier.  Juneau, Alaska: Alaska Quilt Survey Gastineau Channel Historical Society, 2001. 112 pages, index, biblio. soft cover.

Frost, Helen Young and Stevenson, Pam Knight.  Grand Endeavors, Vintage Arizona Quilts and their Makers.  Northland Publishing,  1992. paper 087358547X. 200 pages; color illus; bibliog; index [OP]

Arkansas Quilter's Guild, Inc.  ARKANSAS QUILTS: Arkansas Warmth.  Paducah, KY: American Quilters Society, 1988.  143 pages; color illus. 0819459324  [OP]

 Laury, Jean Ray & the California Heritage Quilt Project.  HO FOR CALIFORNIA!: PIONEER WOMEN AND THEIR QUILTS. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1990.  152 pages; color illus; bibliog.   [OP]

Connecticut Quilt Search Project.  Covering Connecticut: Connecticut Quilts and Quiltmakers. Parkesburg, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 2002.  An outcome of the Connecticut Quilt Study Project. [early sales $29.95+3.95SH to Maureen Gregoire, 176 Walek Farms Road, Manchester, CT, 06040]

WILLIAMS, CHARLOTTE.  FLORIDA QUILTS.  GAINESVILLE, FL:  UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA, 1992 0-8130-1164-7.  xii, 232 pages; color illus.   PAPER BACK

Weinraub, Anita Zaleski. Georgia Quilts: Piecing Together a History Based on the Findings of the Georgia Quilt Project: University of Georgia Press, 2006. 288p. 0820328502  (1996 Rutledge Hill Press publication of the same name by Alice Hughes and Vista Anne Mahan Vista (1558533680) cancelled).

KAMM, DUANE AND ELBERT, RACHEL.  HISTORY FROM THE HEART: QUILT PATHS ACROSS ILLINOIS. NASHVILLE, TN: RUTLEDGE HILL PRESS, 1993.  242 pages; illus; map; bibliog.   1-55853-155-6 242 HARD BOUND  "Based on the findings of the Illinois Quilt Research Project, Cheryl Kennedy, Project Director."

Barber, Rita Barrow.  Somewhere in Between: Quilts and Quilters of Illinois.  Paducah, KY: AQS, 1986.  77 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.  [OP]

GOLDMAN, MARILYN, AND WIEBUSCH, MARGUERITE.  QUILTS OF INDIANA: Crossroads of Memories.  BLOOMINGTON, IN: UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1991 0-253-32925-6 178 HARD BOUND.  viii, 181 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.  Indiana Quilt Registry Project, Inc.; Book Committee chairpersons, Marilyn Goldman and Marguerite Wiebusch; Book Committee, Roxanne Fike ... [et al.]

BRACKMAN, BARBARA, ET AL.  KANSAS QUILTS AND QUILTERS.   LAWRENCE, KS: UNIVERSITY PRESS OF KANSAS, 1993 0-7006-0585-1 206

HOLSTEIN, JONATHAN AND FINLEY, JOHN.  KENTUCKY QUILTS 1800 - 1900 . Louisville KY: KENTUCKY QUILT PROJECT, 1982.  84 pages; color illus.   1-880584-03-4 84 PAPER BACK.  Reprinted as part of its 1991-1992 project, "Louisville celebrates the American quilt".  

ALLEN, GLORIA, AND TUCKHORN, NANCY.  MARYLAND ALBUM: quiltmaking traditions, 1634-1934.  NASHVILLE, TN:  RUTLEDGE HILL PRESS, 1995. ; based on the Maryland Association for Family and Community Education quilt documentation project edited by Deborah Cooney.   223 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm  0-55853-341-9 223 HARD BOUND, SLIP JACKET

Bassett, Lynne Zacek. Massachusetts Quilts: Our Common Wealth. University Press of New England, 2009. 1584657456. 365 pages. A product of The Massachusetts Quilt Documentation Project (MassQuilts)

MAC DOWELL, MARSHA, AND FITZGERALD RUTH.  MICHIGAN QUILTS.  EAST LANSING, MI:   MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY MUSEUM, 1987 0-944311-01-6 177 PAPER BACK

Minnesota Quilts, Creating Connections to Our Past.  Compiled by Gail Bakkom, Jean Carlton et al. Voyageur Press for the Minnesota Quilt Project, 2005. 

Johnson, Mary Elizabeth.  Mississippi Quilts / Mary Elizabeth Johnson for the Mississippi Quilt Association; photography by J.D. Schwalm.  Jackson, MS : University Press of Mississippi, 2001. 224p. 1578063582

MISSOURI HERITAGE QUILTS. Havig, Bettina. Paducah, KY: American Quilters Society, 1986. 104 pages; illus.  [OP]

Hanshew, Annie. Border to Border: Quilts and Quiltmakers of Montana. Montana Historical Society Press, 2009. 0917298640. 160 pages. The product of the Montana Historic Quilt Project.

CREWS, PATRICIA, AND NAUGLE, RONALD.  NEBRASKA QUILTS AND QUILTMAKERS.  LINCOLN, NE:   UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA PRESS, 1991 0-8032-1452-9 245 HARD BOUND

Feazell, Shelly.  Nevada Quilts: A Material History Perspective.  Reno, NV: University of Nevada Reno, 1995.  A thesis in partial fulfillment of an MS degree in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, College of Human and Community Sciences, University of Nevada Reno.  197 pages. Analyzes quilts discovered through the Nevada Heritage Quilt Project.

Hall-Patton, Colleen.  Quilters Between the Revivals: The Cultural Context of Quilting 1945-1970.  Las Vegas, NV: University of Nevada, 2004. A dissertation in partial fulfillment of the PhD degree in Sociology, University of Nevada. Barbara Brents PhD, Advisor. 348 pages. Analyzes quilts discovered through the Nevada Heritage Quilt Project.

COCHRAN, RACHEL, AND ERICKSON, RITA, ET AL.  NEW JERSEY QUILTS, 1770 - 1950.  PADUCAH, KY: AMERICAN QUILTERS SOCIETY, 1992 0-89145-996-0 255 PAPER BACK

ATKINS, JACQUELINE, AND TEPPER, PHYLLIS.  NEW YORK BEAUTIES.  NY:  DUTTON STUDIO, 1992 0-525-48598-8 150 PAPER BACK

ROBERSON, RUTH.  NORTH CAROLINA QUILTS.  CHAPEL HILL, NC:  UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA PRESS, 1988 0-8078-4234-6 214 PAPER BACK

CLARK, RICKY, AND KNEPPER, GEORGE, ET AL.  QUILTS IN COMMUNITY : OHIO'S TRADITIONS.  NASHVILLE, TN:   RUTLEDGE HILL PRESS, 1991 1-55853-101-7 176 HARD BOUND

OKLAHOMA HERITAGE QUILTS:  a sampling of quilts made in or brought to Oklahoma before 1940 / Oklahoma Quilt Heritage Project ; [photography by Gene and Patricia Higgins ; editors, Jane Amstutz Harnden, Pamela Frazee Woolbright]. Paducah: AQS, 1990. [OP]

Chambersburg Quilt Guild. Quilt Treasures of Yesteryear: Antique Quilts of Franklin County, Pennsylvania. Chambersburg, PA: Chambersburg Quilt Guild, 2009

Lasansky, Jeanette. In the Heart of Pennsylvania: 19th and 20th Century Quiltmaking Traditions. Lewisburg PA: Union County Historical Society Oral Traditions Project, 1985.   [OP]

Lasansky, Jeanette. In the Heart of Pennsylvania Symposium Papers. Lewisburg PA: Union County Historical Society Oral Traditions Project, Lewisburg, 1986.  95 pages; illus; bibliog.  Proceedings of a symposium organized by the Union County Historical Society's Oral Traditions Project held from April 28-June 10, 1985. [OP]

Angelo, Sharon P. Quilts : the fabric of friendship / the York County Quilt Documentation Project and the York County Heritage Trust Book Committee. Shiffer Pub, 2000. 160 pages. 0764311956 [Pennsylvania]

PLAIN AND FANCY - COUNTRY QUILTS OF THE PENNSYLVANIA GERMANS SCHORSCH, ANITA STERLING/MAIN STREET NY 1992 0-8069-7432-X 128 PAPER BACK

QUILTED MEMORIES OF SCHUYLKILL COUNTY KELLER, ELIZABETH SCHUYLKILL COUNTY QUILTERS GUILD, KUTZTOWN PUBLISHING CO KUTZTOWN, PA. 1999   570-754-3038 80 PAPERBACK

THREADS OF TRADITION - NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA QUILTS WOODS, MARIANNE BERGER, EDITOR.  Meadville, PA:  CRAWFORD COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 1997.  98 pages; illus; bibliog.   0-9659939-0-6 96 PAPERBACK

HERR, PATRICIA T.  QUILTING TRADITIONS: PIECES FROM THE PAST (LANCASTER COUNTY DOCUMENTATION).  Atglen, PA: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING, 2000.  160 pages; illus; bibliog.   0-7643-1121-2 PAPER BACK

THE HANDS THAT MADE THEM ... QUILTS OF ADAMS COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA BENNETT, ELLIE, ET AL ADAMS COUNTY QUILT PROJECT CAMP HILL, PA. 1993 0-9636773-3-0 132 PAPER BACK

DECORATIVE ARTS OF THE AMISH OF LANCASTER COUNTY MC CAULEY, DANIEL AND KATHRY GOOD BOOKS INTERCOUSE, PA. 1988 0-934672-69-5 160 PAPER BACK

ROAN, NANCY AND  Roan, Donald.  LEST I SHALL BE FORGOTTEN: ANECDOTES AND TRADITIONS OF QUILTS.  Green Lane, PA: Goschenhoppen Historians, 1993.  Montgomery COUNTY, PA. 96 pages; illus.  1-883801-02-8 97 PAPERBACK

Down by the Old Mill Stream [Rhode Island]; edited by Linda Welters and Margaret T. Ordonez, Kent State University Press, 2000

Social Fabric: South Carolina's Traditional Quilts; edited by Laurel Horton and Lynn R. Myers. Columbia SC: University of South Carolina McKissick Museum, 1986?. 56 pages; illus; bibliog. Reprinted by the University of South Carolina Press, 1987.  ISBN 87249957X  [OP]

RAMSEY, BETS, AND WALDVOGEL, MERIKAY.  QUILTS OF TENNESSEE: images of domestic life prior to 1930.   Nashville, TN: RUTLEDGE HILL Press, 1986.  112 pages; color illus; bibliog; index.   0-934395-30-6 112 HARD BOUND

BRESENHAN, KAROLINE, ET AL.  LONE STARS - A LEGACY OF TEXAS QUILTS 1836 - 1936 (VOL. I) UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS AUSTIN, TX 1986 0-292-74649-0 156 PAPER BACK

Bresenehan, Karoline & Puentes, Nancy.  LONE STARS: A LEGACY OF TEXAS QUILTS 1936-1986 (VOL. II)  Austin: University of Texas Press, 1990.

Bresenehan, Karey. Lone Stars III : Texas quilts today. By Karoline Patterson Bresenhan and Nancy O'Bryant Puentes. Austin : University of Texas Press, 2011 (projected) This volume covers 1986-2011, continuing the landmark documentation of 175 years of Texas quilt history that the authors began in Lone Stars I and II.

Texas Heritage Quilt Society.  Texas Quilts, Texas Treasures.  Paducah, KY: AQS, 1986.   160 pages [OP]

Covington, Kae. GATHERED IN TIME: UTAH QUILTS AND THEIR MAKERS, SETTLEMENT TO 1950. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1997.

Cleveland, Richard L. & Bister, Donna. PLAIN AND FANCY: VERMONT'S PEOPLE AND THEIR QUILTS AS A REFLECTION OF AMERICA.  Gualala, CA: Quilt Digest Press, 1991.

Carter, Hazel.  Virginia quilts : first search for Virginia-made quilts, beginning in Northern Virginia / text by Hazel Carter ; photographs by Henry French ; sponsored by the Continental Quilting Congress.   Vienna, Virginia : The Congress, 1987.  40 pages, some col

Virginia Consortium of Quilters. Quilts of Virginia, 1607-1899: The Birth of America Through the Eye of a Needle. Schiffer Books, 2006.

TWELKER. NANCYANN.  WASHINGTON STATE: WOMEN AND THEIR QUILTS.  BOTHELL, WA:   THAT PATCHWORK PLACE, 1988 0-943574-51-X 126 PAPER BACK [OP]

Valentine, Fawn.  West Virginia Quilts and Quiltmakers: Echoes From the Hills.  Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2000.  282 pages; color illus; bibliog; index.   West Virginia Heritage Quilt Search.

Kort, Ellen.   Wisconsin Quilts, History in the Stitches Krause, 2008. ISBN
0896895920 (2d edition with some revision of Wisconsin Quilts, Stories in Stitches.  [sl], Wisconsin Quilt History Project, 2001.  Charlottesville, VA: Howell Press. 1-57427-118-0)

 

 

Local, State, Regional or Topical Quilt History Publications
including Theses, Dissertations and Biographies of Individual Quilters

Beardsley, John et al. Quilts of Gee's Bend. Tinwood, 2002. 192 pages; col illus. ISBN 0965376648 [Alabama]

Beardsley, John et al. Gee's Bend: The Women and Their Quilts, 2002. 432 pages; col illus. ISBN 0971910405 [Alabama]

Callahan, Nancy.  Freedom Quilting Bee.  Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 1987.  255 pages; illus; bibliog; index.  [Alabama]

Cotton Country Quilts: South Alabama Quilts and Their Makers. Monroeville, AL: Monroe County Heritage Museum, 1993 (Legacy Historical Quarterly, 20)

Quiltmakers of Gee's Bend [DVD]. Birmingham, AL: Alabama Public Television, 2005. 60minutes

Richardson, Jeri Pamela.  The Freedom Quilting Bee Cooperative of Alabama: An Art Education Institution.  Ed.D Dissertation, Indiana University, 1969.  262 pages

Hazard, Peggy Jean. Comforts of Home: African-American Quilts in Tucson, Arizona. Thesis in support of the MA degree, University of Arizona, 1993. Adviser: Ellwood C Parry, III. 174 pages.

Benberry, Cuesta. A Piece of My Soul: Quilts by Black Arkansans. University of Arkansas Press, 2000. 176 pages; col illus. ISBN 1557286205 [Arkansas]

Bavor, Nancy Curry. The California Art Quilt Revolution. Thesis in support of the MA degree, University of Nebraska, 2011. 129p. Advisor: Michael James. Covers the work of Jean Ray Laury, Yvonne Porcella, Joan Schulze, Jean Hewes, Miriam Nathan-Roberts, Theresa May, Linda MacDonald, Ellen Oppenheimer, Judith Content.

Schneider, Linda Susan. The California quilt and the California quiltmaker: 1850-1945. Thesis in support of the MS degree, California State University, Fresno, 2002.  Advisor: Carolyn B Jackson. 81 pages.

Dallas, Sandra. The Quilt That Walked to Golden: Women and Quilts in the Mountain West from the Overland Trail to Contemporary Colorado.  Breckling Press, 2004. 176 pages. ISBN 0972121838. True stories of women and quilts of the mountain west from the author of The Persian Pickle Club.

Nicoll, Jessica Fleming. A Mirror to Show Thy Friends to Thee: Delaware Valley Signature Quilts, 1840-1855. Thesis in support of the MA degree, University of Delaware, Winterthur Program, 1989. Advisor: Kenneth L Ames. 74 pages.

Davison, Qadira. An examination of three African American quilters in Florida. by Davidson, Qadira, Ph.D., THE FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY, 2009, 268 p

Burdick, Nancilu B.  Legacy: The Story of Talula Gilbert Bottoms and Her Quilts.  Nashville, TN: Rutledge Hill Press, 1988.  [Biography of a Georgia quilt maker]

Fisk, Carol; Versfeld, Porter; Gray, Melissa.  Georgia Quilts [videorecording]: Stitches and Stories.  GPTV; written, produced & edited by Carol Fisk; videographer Porter Versfeld; narrator, Melissa Gray.  VHS video

Hicks, Kyra. This I accomplish: Harriet Powers' bible quilt and other pieces : quilt histories, exhibition lists, annotated bibliography and timeline of a great African american quilter. sl: Black Threads Press, 2009. 180p [Biography of a Georgia quilt maker]

Simpson, Yaalieth Adrienne. African-American female identity in the 19th century: the individual and cultural empowerment of Harriet Powers' Bible quilts [Georgia]. Dissertation in support of the EdD, Columbia University Teachers College, 2003.  Advisor: Leo-Paul Cyr. 213 pages.

Faye, Margaret and Juliet Rice Wichman, Hawaiian Quilting on Kauai (Lihue, HI: Kauai Museum, 1976). Includes an important little monograph, "An Address Given to the Mokihana club at Lihue, Kauai, March 1, 1933 by Edith Rice Plews." Black & white photos. OOP.

Fleming, Vicky. Hawaiian Applique. American Quilters Society, 2004. 96pages. ISBN 1574328379

Goforth, Sandra L; Rezentes, Betty Rose; and Pratt, Christine Joy.  Tutu and the Ti Plant.  Created and written by Sandra L. Goforth; illustrated by Christine Joy Pratt; pillow designed by Betty Rose Rezentes.  Honolulu: MnM Pub., 1993.  39 pages; color illus; bibliog.  Juvenile fiction: "Tutu is a Hawaiian quilter whose patterns tell stories of native plants.  She shares stories with her grandchildren."

Hammond, Joyce D. Tifaifai and Quilts of Polynesia (Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1986). Good discussion and comparison of Hawaiian and other Polynesian quilts. OOP.

Plews, Edith Rice.  Hawaiian Quilting on Kauai; an address given to the Mokihana Club at Lihue, Kauai, March 1, 1933.  [Lihue?} Kauai Museum, 1973.  31 pages; chiefly illus.  

Shaw, Robert. Hawaiian Quilt Masterpieces [New York]: Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, 1996. 120 pages; color illus; map.  Introductory essay is the most current overview on Hawaiian quilt history.

Blaine, Angeline Kearns.  Tactical textiles : a genealogy of the Boise Peace Quilt Project, 1981-1988.  Dubuque, Iowa : Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co., [c1994].  xix, 85 p. : ill. ; 18 x 23 cm.  084039683X.  [Idaho]

Stevens, Mary L. Women's Work: Traditional Quiltmakers of Southern Indiana. Dissertation in support of the PhD degree, Indiana University, 1989. Advisor: Mary Ellen Brown and Warren Roberts. 304 pages.

Americus Quilting Club. Personal Histories from Members of the AQC, Americus Quilting Club.  Battleground, IN: Not Quite Right Productions, 2004. 114p. [Indiana]

Americus Quilting Club. Perpetual Bloomer. 30m VHS produced by Donald Devet and Rebecca McClanahan. New York, NY: NQR Productions, 2003 [Indiana]

Blaski, Steven.  Quilts Reveal Lives of Early Iowans.  The Palimpsest: Iowa's Popular History Magazine.  1990 Spring 71(1); p 33.  Summarizes the activities of the Iowa Quilt Research Project.

Schmeal, Jacqueline Andre. Patchwork: Iowa Quilts and Quilters.  Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Press, 2003.  158 p. 0877458650

Davis, Carolyn O'Bagy.  Quilted All Day, The Prairie Journals of Ida Chambers Melugin (1867-1955).  Tucson, AZ: Sanpete Publications, 1993 [Biography of a Kansas quiltmaker]

Schlageck, Kathrine Walker. Sunflower State Quilts: A Guide to Publicly Held Quilt Collections in the State of Kansas. Kansas State University, Beach Museum of Art, 1999.

Tomlonson, Judy Schroeder.  MENNONITE QUILTS AND PIECES.  Intercourse, PA:  GOOD BOOKS, 1985.  96 pages; illus; bibliog.   0-934672-27-X 96 PAPER BACK  [Kansas]

Kansas History, Spring 1990 issue; Kansas quilt project (magazine)

Kansas Quilt Symposium, Lawrence, Kan., 1978.  Kansas Quilt Symposium, July 20-21-22, 1978, Lawrence, Kansas / presented by the Kaw Valley Quilters Guild and the Division of Continuing Education, the University of Kansas ; [edited by Betty J. Hagerman and Helen M. Ericson ; photos. by Clay H. Kappelman].  Baldwin City, Ks. : The Guild, c1978.  80 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm

Lipsett, Linda Otto.  Elizabeth Roseberry Mitchell's Graveyard Quilt: An American Pioneer Saga.  Dayton, OH: Halstead & Meadows, 1995  [Kentucky quiltmaker]

Clarke, Mary Washington.  Kentucky Quilts & Their Makers.  Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 1976.  Photographs by Ira Kohn.  119 pages; color illus; bibliog; index.  0-8131-0096-8

Roach, Margaret Susan. Traditional quiltmaking of North Louisiana women: form, function, and meaning. Dissertation in support of the PhD degree, University of Texas at Austin, 1986. 348 pages.

Watts, Katherine. Anna Williams : her quilts and their influence. With interviews by Elizabeth Walker and photographs by Richard Walker. Paducah, KY : American Quilter's Society, c1995. Catalog of an exhibition held at the Museum of the American Quilter's Society, 1995 featuring Baton Rouge, Louisiana quilter Anna Williams.

Newberry, Linda Hime. The Fruits of Her Hands: Baltimore Album Quilts as Manifestation of Early Nineteenth-Century American Patriotism. Thesis in the Field of History for the Degree of Master of Liberal Arts in Extension Studies, Harvard University, 2002. 91p. [Maryland]

Sienkiewicz, Elly.  Spoken without a word : a lexicon of selected symbols with 24 patterns from classic Baltimore album quilts.  Washington, DC: Turtle Hill Press, c1983.  65 p. : ill. ; 32 cm.  [Maryland]

Montgomery County Historical Society (Maryland).  Heirloom Quilting Designs From the Woodbourne Quilt.  Rockville, MD: Montgomery County Historical Society, 1985.  7 pages and 39 leaves of plates, (some folded).  

Rybicki, Verena. Visions & voices:  the history of a quilt guild. Xlibris, 2002. 188 pages.   1401040233 [Massachusetts]

Wainwright, Clara. Clara Wainwright : quiltmaker and celebration artist : DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, Massachusetts, January 19-May 27, 2002 / organized by Rachel Rosenfield Lafo. Lincoln, MA : DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, c2002. 47p.

MacDowell, Marsha L.  African American Quiltmaking in Michigan.  East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press and Michigan State University Museum, 1997.  0-87013-410-8.  162 pages; illus; bibliog.

McIntosh, Jane Frerer. The Elliott Family of Sac Bay, Michigan and Their Quilts, Early 1850s-1920. Thesis in support of the MA degree, Michigan State University, 1988. 185 pages.

Marston, Gwen and Joe Cunningham. Mary Schafer and Her Quilts. Lansing,  MI: Michigan State University Museum, 1990.

Marston, Gwen. Mary Schafer, American Quilter. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2003. 235 pages.  0472068555

Hool, Yoland Ann.  African American Quilt Culture: An Afrocentric Feminist Analysis of African American Art Quilts in the Midwest.  Columbia MO: University of Missouri -- Columbia, 2000.  182 pages.  [dissertation, available from UMI, Inc.]

Smucker, Janneken; Crews, Patricia Cox; Welters, Linda. Amish Crib Quilts from the Midwest: The Sarah Miller Collection. Good Books, 2003. 1561483893. 108p.

Douah, Remi Kouessi-Tanoh. In her own words: Uncovering a life experience woven into the African American quiltmaking tradition (Wilma Gary). A dissertation in support of the author's Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota, 2006. Advisors: Gloria Williams and Joanne Eicher. 150 pages. ISBN: 978-0-542-81328-3.

King, Maria and Vickie Wendel. Stitches in Time. Anoka, MN, Anoka County Historical Society, 2007. A product of the Anoka County, Minnesota 2007 sesquicentennial celebration.

Haagenson, Heidi. The Tenney Quilt: Celebrating the Women of Minnesota's Tiniest Town. Mill City Press, 2007. 176 pages. ISBN 1934248673. A 1928 signature quilt made to raise funds for a community center cook stove tells the story of a small midwestern town.

Crosby, David. Quilts and Quilting in Claiborne County: Tradition and Change in a Rural Southern Community. Mississippi Cultural Crossroads, 1999.

Freeman, Roland. Something To Keep You Warm: The Roland Freeman Collection of Black American Quilts from the Mississippi Heartland. Jackson, MS: Mississippi Department of Archives and History, 1979.

Johnson, Mary Elizabeth and Carol Vickers. Threading the Generations: A Mississippi Family's Quilt Legacy. University Press of Mississippi, 2005.1-57806-745-6

Johnson, Mary Elizabeth. Martha Skelton: Master Quilter of Mississippi. University Press of Mississippi, 2008. 9781934110812

Magee, Gwendolyn A. Journey of the spirit : the art of Gwendolyn A. Magee / René Paul Barilleaux, editor ; foreword by Cuesta Benberry ; essay by Roland L. Freeman. Jackson, Miss. : Mississippi Museum of Art, c2004. 61p. Published on the occasion of a traveling exhibition originating at the Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, in 2004.

Wahlman, Maude Southwell.  The Art of Afro-American Quiltmaking: Origins, Development and Significance. 2 vol set.  Dissertation in support of PhD, Yale University, 1980. 421 pages.  Includes in-depth interviews with Pecolia Warner of Yazoo City, Mississippi, but significantly more comprehensive than the one state and extensive treatment of African textile traditions.

Hurley, Mary.  Celebrating one hundred years : the Montana centennial quilt, 1889-1989 / Mary Hurley and Marian S. Sweeney.  Stevensville, Mont. (260 Paso Dr., Stevensville 59870) : M. Hurley, 1988.  71 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Guilmartin, Lore Ann. Textiles from the steamboat Bertrand: clothing and gender on the Montana mining frontier. Dissertation in support of the PhD, Texas A&M University, 2002. Advisor: Shlvia Grider. 275 pages. [The Bertrand sank just north of Omaha, Nebraska in 1865 on route to Fort Benton in the the Montana Territory]

Parker, Linda. Montana Star Quilts. Helena, MT, Montana Quilts Inc, 1997. 90 pages. ISBN 0965939103

Shea, Elizabeth Weyhrauch.  The Nebraska Quiltmaker.  Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska--Lincoln, 1989.  131 leaves; color illus; bibliog.  In partial fulfillment of the authors master's thesis in Textiles, Clothing, and Design.  

Kim, Kyung-Soon.  Influence of Ethnicity on Nebraska Quilts Made Before World War II.  Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska--Lincoln, 1996.  125 pages.  In partial fulfillment of the authors master's thesis in Textiles, Clothing, and Design.  

Bassett, Lynne Z and Larkin, Jack.  NORTHERN COMFORT: NEW ENGLAND'S EARLY QUILTS 1780 - 1850: From the collection of Old Sturbridge Village.  Photographs by Thomas Neill.    RUTLEDGE HILL NASHVILLE, TENN. 1998.   x, 118 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.  1-55853-655-8 118 PAPER BACK

What's New England About New England Quilts?: Proceedings of a Symposium at Old Sturbridge Village; edited by Lynne Z. Bassett. Sturbridge MA: Old Sturbridge Village, 1999

Mitchell, Veronica. Herstory : quilts of Hunterdon County, New Jersey, 1820 to 1950. United States : Xlibris, c2005. 74p.

Zopf, Dorothy R., 1928- Surviving the winter : the evolution of quiltmaking in New Mexico / by Dorothy R. Zopf.  1st ed.  Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c2001

Zopf, Dorothy R.  The Hispanic Tradition of Quiltmaking in Mora County, New Mexico.  Arroyo Seco, NM: Paideia Press, 1994.  135 pages; color illus; index.  

Chur, Carol L. The Raquette River quilters: A case study of cultural biases and contemporary quiltmaking production from a feminist perspective (New York). A thesis in support of the author's MA degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo, 2005. Advisor Jolene Rickard. 316 pages. 0-542-27302-0

Quilted together : women, quilts, and communities / edited by Joyce Ice and Linda Norris. Delhi, N.Y. : Delaware County Historical Association, c1989.  80 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 x 27 cm.  [New York]

Hoffman, Lynn T.  Patterns in Time: Quilts of Western New York.  Buffalo, NY: Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, 1990.  

Hoare, Steve.  The Unbroken Thread: A History of Quiltmaking in the Catskills.  Hensonville, NY: Black Dome Press, 1996.  [New York]

Emm, Amy and Pam Dawson. Amy Emms' Story of Durham Quilting. Search Press, 1997. 96p. ISBN 0855326697. [North Carolina]

Gore, Marilyn Y.  A Historical Study of American Quilts: Designs from North Carolina from 1660 to 1976.  Washington DC: Howard University School of Human Ecology, 1975.  Thesis in support of the Master of Arts degree.

Hester, Susan Scott. My Voice on Cloth: Story Quilters of the South Carolina Low Country. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina, 2011. Thesis in support of the Master of Arts of Folklore Program. 140p.

Horton, Laurel. Economic Influences on German and Scotch-Irish Quilts in Antebellum Rowan County, North Carolina. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina, 1979. Thesis in support of the Master of Arts degree.

North Carolina country quilts : regional variations : the Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, December 17, 1978-January 21, 1979.  Chapel Hill, N.C. : The Museum, [1979].  [56] p. : ill. ; 21 cm

Stancil, Cassandra. Nancy Riddick's quilts: a model for contextualizing African American material culture. Dissertation in support of the PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 1995. 442 pages. [Nancy Riddick was born in 1869 in Camden County, North Carolina and died in 1966 in Norfolk County, Virginia.]

Pulford, Florence.  Morning star quilts : a presentation of the work and lives of Northern Plains Indian women / Florence Pulford.  1st ed.  Los Altos, Calif. : Leone Publications, c1989.  80 p. : col. ill., map ; 30 cm.  [North Dakota]  [OP]

Native Needlework : Contemporary Indian Textiles from North Dakota / edited by Christopher Martin.  Fargo, ND : North Dakota Council on the Arts, c1988.  47 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.  [OP]

Albacete, M. J.  Ohio quilts, a living tradition / by M.J. Albacete, Sharon D'Atri, Jane Reeves ; photographs by Dave Bissett.  Canton, Ohio (1001 Market Ave. North, Canton 44702) : Canton Art Institute, c1981.  59 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.

Chenoweth, Lynda Salter. Philena's Friendship Quilt: A Quaker Farewell to Ohio (Ohio Quilt Series). Ohio University Press, 2009. 0821418580. 104 pages.

Clark, Ricky. Quilts of the Ohio Western Reserve. Ohio University Press, 2005. 128 pages; illus; bibliog. 0-8214-1659-6. paper.

Cummings, Sue C. Album Quilts of Ohio's Miami Valley (Ohio Quilt Series). Ohio University Press, 2008. 0821418254. 128 pages.

Muhlberger, Esther Veach.  The History of the Bicentennial Quilt Project of the Ohio Valley Quilters' Guild / by Esther Veach Muhlberger.  [Cincinnati, Ohio] : The Guild, [c1989]  22 p. ; 22 cm.

Pritchard, Gayle A. Uncommon Threads: Ohio's Art Quilt Revolution (Ohio Quilt Series). Ohio University Press, 2006. 144 p. : ill., 0821417061

Rake, Valerie Sanders.  'In the Old Days, They Used Scraps': Gender, Leisure, Commodification, and the Mythology of Quiltmaking, Wayne County, Ohio, 1915-1995.  Columbus, OH: Ohio State University, 2000.  369 pages.  [dissertation, also available from UMI, Inc]

Howard, Judy. Centennial Stitches: Oklahoma History in Quilts. Dorcas Publishing, 2007. 128p. 0976237512.

Cross, Mary Bywater. TREASURES IN THE TRUNK: QUILTS OF THE OREGON TRAIL. Nashville, TN: Rutledge Hill Press, 1993.

Cross, Mary Bywater. Quilts of the Oregon Trail. Schiffer, 2006. Revised and expanded version of Treasures in the Trunk published in 1993 by Rutledge Hill Press. The 2006 edition includes new quilts, new images, and new history on each of the quilters. The author traced all the families back to the immigrant ancestor and includes information on Oregon settlement and community development.

Kirkpatrick, Jane. Aurora: An American Experience in Quilt, Community and Craft. [Aurora, Willamette Valley, Oregon] WaterBrook Press, 2008. 168p. 9781400074280

Meloy, Betty Thiessen.  Quilts and Quiltmaking in the Willamette Valley of Oregon.  Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, 1973.  Masters Thesis.

Fitzpatrick, Caroline. Women's voices, women's quilts: A study of discourse practices in a Pennsylvania quilting circle. A dissertation in support of the authors PhD from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2007. Advisor Donald McAndrew. 246 pages.  978-0-549-11610-3

Keller, Patricia J. The Quilts of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania:  Production, Context, and Meaning, 1750-1884. Newark, DE: University of Delaware, 2007. Dissertation in support of the Ph.D.

Klimuska, Ed.  Lancaster County, Quilt Capital USA.  Lancaster, PA: Lancaster New Era, 1987.  Unpaginated, 40pp.  [Bound reprint of five articles from the Lancaster [Pennsylvania] New Era newspaper on the subject of the county's role in the modern quilt market and revival] [OP]

Lasansky, Jeannette; Virginia Gunn et al. Bits and Pieces, Textile Traditions. Lewisburg, PA: Oral Traditions Report, 1991. 120p. ISBN 0-917127-06-4

Lasansky, Jeanette. Pieced by Mother: Over 100 years of Quiltmaking Traditions. Lewisburg PA: Union County Historical Society Oral Traditions Project, 1987.  120 pages; color illus.  Published in conjunction with an exhibition at Bucknell University's Center Gallery, May 10-June 30, 1987.   [OP]

Lasansky, Jeanette. Pieced by Mother Symposium Papers. Lewisburg PA: Union County Historical Society Oral Traditions Project, 1988.  95 pages; illus.  Proceedings of a symposium organized by the Union County Historical Society's Oral Traditions Project held from April 28-June 10, 1985.  

Lasansky, Jeanette. On the Cutting Edge: Textile Collectors, Collections, and Traditions (symposium papers). Lewisburg PA: Union County Historical Society Oral Traditions Project, 1994

QUILTS FROM TWO VALLEYS - AMISH QUILTS FROM THE BIG VALLEY [Pennsylvania], MENNONITE QUILTS FROM THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY [Virginia] GOOD, PHYLLIS PELLMAN GOOD BOOKS INTERCOUSE, PA. 1999 1-56148-286-2 76 PAPERBACK

Roan, Nancy and Ellen J. Gehret.  Just a Quilt (Juscht en Deppich): A Folk Cultural Study and Source Book of Quilting Practices in and around the Goschenhoppen Region [Pennsylvania] 1840-1940.  Green Lane, PA: Goschenhoppen Historians, Inc., 1984

Fry, Gladys-Marie. Stitched from the Soul: Slave Quilts from the Antebellum South. University of North Carolina Press, 2002 (2d printing). 112 pages. 08078499

Ramsey, Bets and Waldvogel, Merikay.  SOUTHERN QUILTS: Surviving Relics of the Civil War. NASHVILLE, TN: Rutledge Hill Press, 1998.  160 pages; illus; bibliog.   1-55853-598-5 160 PAPER BACK

Ramsey, Bets and Gail Andrews Trechsel. Southern Quilts: A New View. McLean, VA: EPM Publications, 1991. 0939009528. 96p.

Horton, Laurel. Mary Black's Family Quilts: Meaning and Memory in Everyday Life. University of South Carolina Press, 2006. 184 pages; illus; bibliog. 1-57003-610-1 paper

Hicks, Kyra E. Martha Ann’s quilt for Queen Victoria / written by Kyra E. Hicks ; illustrated by Lee Edward Födi. 1st ed. Dallas, TX. : Brown Books Pub. Group, c2006. [Tennessee, African-American Quilt History]
 

IRWIN, JOHN RICE.  A PEOPLE AND THEIR QUILTS. Atglen, PA:   SCHIFFER PUBLISHING, 1983.  214 pages; color illus; bibliog; index.  1984 0-88740-024-8 214 PAPER BACK [Tennessee]

Waldvogel, Merikay.  Soft Covers for Hard Times: Quiltmaking and the Great Depression.  Nashville, TN: Rutledge Hill Press, 1990.  [Tennessee-centric examination of the subject and companion volume to the exhibit staged at Knoxville Museum of Art]

Yabsley, Suzanne, 1949-  Texas Quilts, Texas Women / by Suzanne Yabsley.  1st ed.  College Station : Texas A&M University Press, c1984.  xv, 99 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.  (The Centennial series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University ; no. 16)

Kaylakie, Marcia and Janice Whittington. Texas Quilts and Quilters: A Lone Star Legacy (Grover E. Murray Studies in the American Southwest) (Grover E. Murray Studies in the American Southwest) Texas Tech University Press, 2007. 256p. 0896726061

Mason, Melvin Rosser, 1927-  Martha Mitchell of Possum Walk Road : Texas quiltmaker / text by Melvin Rosser Mason ; photographs by Westen McCoy.  1st ed.  Huntsville, Tex. : Texas Review Press, 1999.  80 pages; illus.  

Ice, Joyce Ann.  Quilting and the pattern of relationships in community life. Dissertation in support of PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 1984. 273 pages.  "Based on fieldwork with a quilting club in a small, central Texas community"

Kucko, Jane Kolar. Trinity Valley Quilters' Guild: Quiltmaking Practices and Motivations (Texas). Dissertation in support of the PhD, Texas Woman's University, 2003. Advisor: Deborah Young. 502 pages.

Nielson, Carol Holindrake. The Salt Lake City 14th Ward Album Quilt, 1857 : stories of the Relief Society women and their quilt.  Salt Lake City, UT: University of Utah Press, 2004.  0874807921

Davis, Carolyn O'Bagy.  Pioneer quiltmaker : the story of Dorinda Moody Slade, 1808-1895 / by Carolyn O'Bagy Davis.  Tucson, Ariz. : Sanpete Publications, c1990.  73 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.  [Utah]

Davis, Carolyn O'Bagy. A Quilt for the Promised Valley. Sanpete Publications, 1996. ISBN 0963509225  [Utah]

Davis, Carolyn O'Bagy. Quilted all Day: the Prairie Journals of Ida Chambers Melugin. Sanpete Publications, 1993. 128p. : ill. [Utah]

Cross, Mary Bywater. QUILTS AND WOMEN OF THE MORMAN MIGRATIONS [Utah]: TREASURES OF TRANSITION. Nashville, TN: Rutledge Hill Press, 1996.

Lathrop, Elizabeth Laura. Outer image, inner things: a study of the relationship between belief system and artistic expression (Mormons, Amish). Dissertation in support of PhD, University of Maryland College Park, 1982.  195 pages.  [Utah?, Pennsylvania? Ohio?]

Lipsett, Linda Otto.  Pieced from Ellen's Quilt: Ellen Spalding Reed's Letters and Story.  Dayton, OH: Halstead & Meadows, 1991 [Biography of a Vermont-born Wisconsin quiltmaker]

Knight, Joan and Polly Frye. Virginia Quilt Museum. Howell Press, 2002. 144 pages; col illus. ISBN 1574271059 [Virginia]

Davis, Susan Lynn. Appalachian Quilts of Floyd County, Virginia. Thesis in support of MS degree, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1980. 255 pages.

Devaul, Diane Louise. Mother work: quilts and art: a material culture study (Pennsylvania, Washington DC). Dissertation in support of PhD degree, University of Maryland College Park, 1998. Advisor: Mary Corbin Sies. 395 pages.

 

 

Quilt Exhibit and Museum Catalogs

Andrews, Gail C. et al.  Alabama Quilts: Black Belt to Hill Country: Alabama Quilts From the Helen and Robert Cargo Collection.  Birmingham, AL: Birmingham Museum of Art, 1982.  92 pages.

Huff, Mary Elizabeth. Just how I picture it in my mind : contemporary African American quilts from the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts / [essay by Mary Elizabeth Johnson Huff]. Montgomery, AL: Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts and River City Publishing, c2006. 109p. [Alabama]

Efird, Jane.  Best of the Appalachian Craft Series: Quilts.  Boone, NC: Appalachian State University, [nd].  52 unnumbered pages.  Exhibition catalog, [1976].  No text, just black and white illustrations; definitely a regional catalog, although the majority of the illustrated quilts were from North Carolina, some were from Tennessee, West Virginia and Georgia.  [CB]

Macneal, Patricia M and Wahlman, Maude S.  Quilts from Appalachia: Exhibition Catalogue.  Los Angeles, CA: Palmer Museum of Art, January 1988.  68 pages.  ISBN 0911209379

Mountain Artisans; Appalachia.  Exhibition, 1970.  Providence, RI: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 1970.  52 unnumbered pages; bw illus.  [CB Note:  Although this exhibition featured the Mountain Artisans Quilt Cooperative of Charlestown, West Virginia, and the Appalachian environment in which the quilters lived]

Benberry, Cuesta.  A Piece of My Soul: Quilts By Black Arkansans.  Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2000.  158 pages.  1-55728-620-5.  Quilts from the collection of the Old State House Museum, Little Rock, Arkansas

Horton, Laurel.  Needle, Cloth, and Time: A Celebration of Traditional Quiltmakers.  Texarkana, AR-TX: Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council, 1993.  18 unnumbered pages.  [Arkansas / Texas

Woods, Marianne. "Stitches in Time, A Legacy of Ozark Quilts". Rogers, AK: Rogers Historical Museum, 1986. 49 pages; color illus.  [Arkansas]

Kinsler, Alice V. From Dust Bowl to Salad Bowl: The Quilts and the Quiltmakers of the Depression Era Migration to the Salinas Valley. Catalog of an exhibition presented September 30, 2005-February 26, 2006 at the Gabilan Gallery, The National Steinbeck Center. 11 unnumbered pages; color photos. [California]

Trager, Judith Tomlinson and Heidi Krakauer. Rooted in Tradition : Art Quilts from the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum. [Colorado] Virginia Beach, VA : Donning, c2005. 141 pages. 1578643147 and 1578643155 paper

Keller, Patricia J. "Of the Best Sort but Plain": Quaker Quilts from the Delaware Valley, 1760-1890. Chadds Ford, PA: Brandywine River Museum, 1996. 32 pages. Catalog of an exhibit presented January 18-March 16, 1997

Blackard, David M. Patchwork & Palmettos: Seminole/Miccosukee Folk Art Since 1820. Fort Lauderdale, FL: Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, 1990 [Florida].

Downs, Dorothy. Art of the Florida Seminole and Miccosukee Indians. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 1997. 0813015367

Nicoll, Jessica F.  Quilted for Friends: Delaware Valley Signature Quilts, 1840-1855.  Winterthur, DE: Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, 1986.  38 pages; illus; bibliog.  Published in conjunction with an exhibition at Winterthur Museum's Historic Houses of Odessa, Delaware, April 27-July 20, 1986.

Patterns: A Celebration of Georgia's Quilting Traditions. Madison, GA: The Madison-Morgan Cultural Center, 1990.  Catalogue of an exhibition at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center, Madison, Georgia September 8 - October 28, 1990.  72 pages, bw illus.  Quilts and stories identified through Morgan County Quilt Survey weekends, April 21-23, 1989 and January 12-13, 1990

Southern Comfort: Quilts From the Atlanta Historical Society Collection.  Atlanta, GA: Atlanta Historical Society, 1978.  Catalog of an exhibition held June 4-October 7, 1978 curated by Elizabeth Reynolds.  50 pages; illus.  "All the quilts were either made in Georgia or have a lengthy history of Georgia ownership, and collectively they span almost the entire nineteenth century."  Guide to Georgia, 19(1) July 1978, p. 6  {CB}

Akana, Elizabeth A. Hawaiian Quilting, a fine Art (Honolulu: Hawaiian Mission Children's Society, 1982.) Small exhibit catalog, old & a few contemporary Hawaiian quilts black & white.

Arthur, Linda. At the Cutting Edge: Contemporary Hawaiian Quilting. 2nd edition. Island Heritage Publishing, 2002. 0896103730. 122p.

Brandon, Reiko Mochinaga.  The Hawaiian Quilt. In English and Japanese.  Tokyo: Kokusai Art, 1989. 132p.

Brandon, Reiko Mochinaga and Loretta G.H. Woodard. Hawaiian Quilts, Tradition and Transition. Tokyo: Kokusai Art, 2003. This was reissued in 2005 by the Honolulu Academy of Arts and the University of Hawaii Press

Faye, Christine and Margaret Lovett, Kauai Museum Quilt Collection (Lihue, Hawaii: Kauai Museum, 1991). Briefly documents the museum collection, black & white photos.

Hackler, Rhoda E.A. and Loretta G.H. Woodard. The Queen’s Quilt. Honolulu, Hawaii: The Friends of ‘Iolani Palace, 2004

Jones, Stella. Hawaiian Quilts.  Honolulu: Daughters of Hawaii, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Mission Houses Museum, 1973. "Including a catalog of the exhibition, "The Quilt--A Hawaiian Heritage," held at the Honolulu Academy of Arts, October 13-November 18, 1973. Includes a reprint of a 1930 monograph by Jones, and small photos from that 1930 quilt exhibit. Black & white photos.

Schleck, Robert J. The Wilcox Quilts in Hawaii.  Lihue, HI: Grove Farm Homestead and Waiole Mission House, 1986.  96 pages; color illus; portraits.  Photographs by Hugo deVries.   Documents family collection of Hawaiian quilts & 1920s Colonial Revival restoration of the mission houses. Information on several Hawaiian quilters who made quilts for the Wilcox family. In color. Catalogue of a museum collection. 

Serrao, Poakalani and John. The Hawaiian Quilt: A Spiritual Experience: reflection on its history, heritage, designing, quilting methods and patterns. Booklines Hawaii, 1997. 64p.

Woodard, Loretta G. “Quilts.” In Finding Paradise, Island Art in Private Collections, ed. Don Severson and Mike Horikawa. Honolulu: The Honolulu Academy of Arts and The University of Hawaii Press, 2003.

Wass, Janice Tauer. Illinois Amish Quilts: Sharing Threads of Tradition. Springfield, IL: Illinois State Museum, 2004. 171p. ISBN 0-89792-166-6

Connecting Stitches: Quilts in Illinois Life: papers from the symposium held at the Illinois State Museum, Springfield, January 1994 and at the Illinois Art Gallery, Chicago, July 9, 1994 / edited by Janice Tauer Wass with an introduction by Janice Tauer Wass ; papers by Cheryl Kennedy ... [et al.].  Springfield, Ill. : The Museum, 1995.  64 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.

Pottinger, David and Einstein, Susan. Quilts from the Indiana Amish: A Regional Collection. Museum of American Folk Art. New York: Dutton, 1983.  87 pages; illus.  paper 0525480439

Iowa Quilts Research Project.  The Thread That Remains: Patterns from Iowa's Past.  Des Moines, IA: State Historical Building, 1990.  Brochure to accompany an exhibit May 13-September 2, 1990.  44 unnumbered pages.  

Flanscha, Karan. The Thread That Remains: Patterns from Iowa’s Past. An exhibit from the Iowa Quilts Research Project, Iowa State Historical Building, May 13- Sept. 2, 1990.

Flanscha, Karan. Heritage Quilts From the Heartland: The Iowa Quilts Research Project. Ladies Circle Patchwork Magazine, April 1996.

Spencer, Carole A.  Victorian Crazy Quilts.  The Palimpsest: Iowa's Popular History Magazine.  1990 Spring 71(1); p 16-32.  Quilts from the Des Moines Museum collection of the State Historical Society of Iowa

Brackman, Barbara.  Mid-Century Masterpieces: Quilts in Emporia, Kansas, 1935-1950.  Wichita, KS: Wichita Art Museum, 1992.  12 pages

Brackman, Barbara et al.  Material Pleasures: Quilts from the Kansas Museum of History.  Topeka, KS: Kansas Historical Society, 1995.  45 pages

Gish, Enola.  Kansas Quilts: An Exhibition of Antique and Contemporary Quilts From Kansas Collections.  Association of Community Arts Councils of Kansas, [nd].  40 pages.

Gish, Enola.  Kansas Quilt Treasures II: An Exhibition of Twenty Kansas Quilts 100 Years Old & Older.  Logan, KS: Dane G Hansen Memorial Museum Association, Inc., 1983.  20 pages.

Kennedy Folk Art Center (Morehead, KY)  Kentucky Quilts: Roots and Wings.  Morehead, KY: Kentucky Folk Art Center, 1998.  1 v. unpages; color illus.  An original exhibition from Kentucky Folk Art Center, with Guest Curator Shelly Zegart who also wrote the essay.

Holstein, Jonathan and Finley, John.  Kentucky Quilts, 1800-1900.  Louisville, KY: The Project, 1982.  79 pages; illus.  Catalog of a traveling exhibition organized by the Kentucky Quilt Project in cooperation with the Museum of History and Science, Louisville, KY and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.  

Baltimore Museum of Art.  Baltimore Album Quilts / Dena S. Katzenberg.  Baltimore : Baltimore Museum of Art, c1981.  124 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.  Schedule of the exhibition: the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Nov. 18, 1980-Jan. 11, 1981; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y., June 30-Aug. 30, 1981; the Baltimore Museum of Art, Dec. 13, 1981-Feb. 7, 1982.  Bibliography: p. 121-124. 0912298529   [Maryland]

Allen, Gloria Seaman.  Old line traditions : Maryland women and their quilts : September 20, 1985-November 15, 1985 / essay by Gloria Seaman Allen.  Washington, DC : DAR Museum, c1985.  39 p. : ill. ; 22 x 28 cm.

Goldsborough, Jennifer Faulds.  Lavish Legacies: Baltimore Album and Related Quilts in the Collection of the Maryland Historical Society.  Baltimore, MD: Maryland Historical Society, 1994.  125 pages.

Bryk, Nancy Villa.  Susan McCord's Quilts: A Farmwife's Legacy.  Dearborn, MI:  Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village, 1988.  (26 page color illustrated catalog of exhibit opening 12/3/88) (Michigan quiltmaker) [OP]

MacDowell, Marsha.  Great Lakes, Great Quilts.  C&T Publishing, 2001.  Quilts from the Michigan State University quilt collection

Zimmerman, Darlene.  Minnesota Quilt Project Presents Discovering Ourselves in Minnesota Quilts.  St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Quilters.  22 pages.  Catalog of an exhibition.

Olstead, Nan et al.  Ozark Quilts, 1830-1930: A Celebration of Our Past.  Springfield, MO: Museum of Ozarks History, 1987.  16 unnumbered pages.  [Missouri]

Quilts by Iris Allrunner.  [Browning, MT: US Dept. of the Interior, Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Museum of the Plains Indian and Crafts Center, 1994?].  1 folded sheet; color illus.  "Quilts by Iris Red Elk Allrunner, an exhibition, November 6-December 30, 1994"  [Montana]

Lincoln Quilters Guild.  Quilts From the Nebraska Collections.  Lincoln, NE: Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, 1974.  55 color and black and white plates. 

Lincoln Quilters Guild.  Quilts From the Nebraska Collections.  Lincoln, NE: Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, 1974.  44 color and black and white plates. Accompanied the traveling exhibition sponsored by the State Arts Councils of Missouri, Kansas, and Oklahoma, called the Mid-America Alliance.  The circulation of the exhibition was an early example of a traveling quilt exhibition outside of its state of origin.

Curtis, Phillip D.  American Quilts in the Newark Museum Collection.  The Museum New Series, vol 25, nos 3 and 4 Summer/Fall 1973.  Newark: The Newark Museum Association, 1974.  (Illustrated checklist of the Museum's collection of mostly New Jersey quilts]

Finkel, Susan R.  New Jersey Crazy Quilts, 1875-1900.  Trenton, NJ: New Jersey State Museum, 1988.  8 pages, published in conjunction with an exhibit of the same name, running from 11/19/88-1/8/890  [OP]

New Jersey Quilters: A Timeless Tradition: an exhibition. Morristown NJ: The Morris Museum of Arts and Sciences, 1983 [OP]

New Jersey Network.  Quiltmaker Tales [videorecording].  Trenton, NJ: NJN Video, 2000.  Quilts from the November 1999 State Quilt Guild of New Jersey show, Quilting into the New Millenium.

White, Margaret E.  Quilts and Counterpanes in the Newark Museum.  Newark: The Newark Museum Association, 1948.  (Illustrated checklist of the Museum's collection of mostly New Jersey quilts]

Schwoeffermann, Catherine.  Threaded memories : a family quilt collection : exhibition and catalogue / organized by Catherine Schwoeffermann ; August 21 through December 31, 1984, Roberson Center for the Arts and Sciences, Binghamton, New York.  Binghamton, N.Y. : The Center, [1984]  [24] p. : ill. ; 27 cm

de Julio, Mary Antoine.  Quilts From Montgomery County, New York.  Fort Johnson, NY: Montgomery County Historical Society, 1981.  24 unnumbered pages.

Locklair, Paula W., 1950-  Quilts, coverlets & counterpanes : bedcoverings from the MESDA and Old Salem collections / Paula W. Locklair.  Winston-Salem, NC : Old Salem ; Chapel Hill, N.C. : Distributed by the University of North Carolina Press, c1997.  70 , [1] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.  Museum of Early Southern Decorative Art  [North Carolina]

Artistry in Quilts.  Raleigh, NC: Department of Cultural Resources, Division of Archives and History, North Carolina Museum of History, 1975.  74 unnumbered pages.  "This exhibition illustrates three centuries of quilts and emphasizes those which were developed and used in North Carolina"

Bryan, Robert.  150 Years of North Carolina Quilts: Selections from the Pattie Royster James Quilt Collection.  Raleigh, NC: Gallery of Art & Design, North Carolina State University, 2001.  16 pages, color illus.  Catalog of an exhibition January 25-March 4, 2001

Baird, Kim R.L.  A Century of Quilts: An Exhibit of North Dakota Quilts in Honor of One Hundred Years of Statehood, 1889-1989.   Fargo, ND: The Quilters' Guild of North Dakota, 1989.  16 unnumbered pages.  Provides the number of quilts documented, Quilt Discovery Days, and a list of volunteers who worked in the project.

Melvin, Patricia Mooney.  Ohio Quilts and Quilters, 1800-1981 : the College of Wooster Art Museum, April 5 - May 3, 1981 / Patricia Mooney Melvin ; [photography, Patricia Emmel Swarts, David Sterna, assisted by Barbara Ernst].  Wooster, Ohio : College of Wooster, c1981.  [61] p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Clark, Ricky.  Quilts and Carousels : Folk Art in the Firelands : a sesquicentennial exhibition, May 1-July 4, 1983 / Firelands Association for the Visual Arts.  Oberlin, Ohio (80 S. Main St., Oberlin 44074) : The Association, c1983.  52 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 x 28 cm.

Speaking in cloth : 6 quilters, 6 voices / Ann Johnston and Jeannette DeNicolis Meyer ; with Cynthia Corbin, Quinn Zander Corum, Nancy Erickson, Trisha Hassler. Lake Oswego, OR: Ann Johnston, Publishers, c2006. Catalog of an exhibition held in Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, Oregon. 48p.

Layers: Unfolding the Stories of Chester County Quilts. West Chester, PA: Chester County Historical Society, 2009. 160p. Catalog of an exhibition of Chester County quilts associated with an exhibit at the Chester County Historical Society, Feb 28, 2009-Sept. 22, 2010. With additional essays and scholarship on the Chester County Quilt Documentation Project and quilt history in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Exhibit and publication information written by Dr. Patricia Keller.

Pennsylvania Quilts: One Hundred Years, 1830-1930.  Philadelphia, PA: Moore College of Art, 1978 (Illustrated catalogue/checklist of exhibit November 17-December 15, 1978, Moore College of Art. 85p. [OP]

Plain & Fancy: Country Quilts of the Pennsylvania-Germans; Anita Schorsch, Sterling Publishing, 1992

Historical Review of Berks County, winter 1992-1993 issue; Berks County (Pennsylvania) Quilt Harvest documentation project (magazine)

For the Joy of It: Appliqué Quilts from the Judy Roche Collection. Catalogue from the exhibition on display at the Brandywine River Museum January 21 - March 19, 2006. 16 p. "More than half of the 23 quilts in the collection originated in and around Pennsylvania"

SAVED FOR THE PEOPLE OF PENNSYLVANIA: Quilts from the State Museum of Pennsylvania. CAWLEY, LUCINDA, ET AL. Harrisburg PA: Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 1997. 0-89271-073-X 67 PAPER BACK. 67 pages

Glorified Patchwork: South Carolina Crazy Quilts. Columbia SC: University of South Carolina McKissick Museum, 1989.  16 pages; color illus; incl one page insert listing quilts.  Catalog of an exhibition May 21-August 6, 1989.  Funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, Museum Program. 

Powers, Marla N.     The star quilt : a symbol of Lakota identity : an exhibition of American Indian textiles / Marla N. Powers.  Kendall Park, N.J. : Lakota Books, 1990. 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 28 cm.  [South Dakota]

Quilts Coverlets & Counterpanes: Bedcoverings from the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts and Old Salem Collections; Paula W. Locklear, Old Salem, Inc., 1997

Carathers, Ruth Ann Rochelle, et. al., eds.. A Patchwork of Quilts, A History of Friends and Families in Hickman County, Tennessee. Volume I.  Centerville, TN: Quilt Committee, 2007. Graphic designer, Paul Aydelott, Index, 114 p.  Color images of 186 quilts, and brief biographical information about the quiltmakers.  Focus is on 57 Depression era signed friendship quilts, all names listed.  Some of the quilts made by Home Demonstration Clubs organized by the University of Tennessee Extension Services. The book is publication of the quilts’ documentation collected during production of the 2006 Quilt Show where 186 contemporary and vintage quilts were exhibited, October 6 - October 7 in Centerville, TN. The quilt documentation program is the work of seven women who are organized as the Hickman County Quilt Committee.

Carathers, Ruth Ann Rochelle, et. al., eds. Celebrating 200 Years of Stars, The Quilts of Hickman County. Volume II. Centerville, Tennessee: Quilt Committee, 2008. Graphic designer, Paul Aydelott, Index, 220 pages.  432 color images of 216 quilts made between 1850 and 2007 with brief biographical statements and photos of the quiltmakers. The book is publication of the quilts’ documentation collected during production of the 2007 Quilt Show, where 216 vintage and contemporary quilts were exhibited, October 5 - October 6 in Centerville, TN.   One, 355 signed blocks bound into a raffle quilt in 1939, recovered after hurricane Katrina returned home for documentation and exhibition. The quilt documentation program is the work of six women who are organized as the Hickman County Quilt Committee.

Carathers, Ruth Ann Rochelle, et. al., eds.  Celebrating the Comforts of Home. The Quilts of Hickman County. Volume III, Centerville, Tennessee: Quilt Committee, 2009. Graphic designer, Christopher Martin, Foreword by Merikay Waldvogel, Index, 180 pages.  Color images of 210 quilts made between 1860 and 2007 with brief biographical sketches and photos of the quiltmakers. The book is publication of the quilts’ documentation collected during production of the 2008 Quilt Show, where 210 contemporary and vintage quilts were exhibited, October 3 - October 4, in Centerville, TN.  The quilt documentation program is the work of five women who are organized as the Hickman County Quilt Committee.

Carathers, Ruth Ann, and, Linda Foley Reynolds, et. al., eds. Of Hearth & Home, The Quilts of Hickman County. Volume IV, Centerville, Tennessee: Quilt Committee, 2011. Graphic designer, Eric DeVault, Foreword by Dr. Dana Everts-Boehm, Index. Color images of 219 quilts made between 1880 and 2009 with brief biographical sketches and photos of the quiltmakers. The book is publication of the quilts’ documentation collected during production of the 2009 Quilt Show, where 219 contemporary and vintage quilts were exhibited, October 2 - October 3 in Centerville, TN. The quilt documentation program is the work of seven women who are organized as the Hickman County Quilt Committee. Ramsey, Bets.  Making Do: Quilts of the Great Depression.  Nashville, TN: Traveller's Rest Plantation.  Exhibition January 23-April 10, 2001.  12 unnumbered pages; color illus.  All 20 quilts from Tennessee and are on loan from the Tennessee State Museum

Carathers, Ruth Ann, and, Linda Foley Reynolds, et. al., eds. Quilts…Homeward Bound, The Quilts of Hickman County. Volume V, Centerville, Tennessee: Quilt Committee, 2011. Color images of 210 quilts made between 18__ and 2010 with brief biographical sketches and photos of the quiltmakers. The book is publication of the quilts’ documentation collected during production of the 2010 Quilt Show, where 210 contemporary and vintage quilts were exhibited, October 1 - October 2, in Centerville, TN. The quilt documentation program is the work of nine women who are organized as the Hickman County Quilt Committee. With the release of Volume V the number of quilts displayed, documented and publishes in five years from one rural Tennessee County is 1,040 .Marshall, Martha.  Bristol's History Told in a Quilt Setting.  [np]: Tri-City Printing, 1981.  31 pages; illus.  "The quilt show described in this booklet was held in the Bunting's Drug Store, and was sponsored by the Bristol Historical Association." [from cover]  [Tennessee]

Horton, Laurel.  Needle, Cloth, and Time: A Celebration of Traditional Quiltmakers.  Texarkana, AR-TX: Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council, 1993.  18 unnumbered pages.  [Arkansas / Texas

Newman, Sharon.  Quilts of the Texas South Plains: A Sesquicentennial Exhibition, October 19, 1986-March 8, 1987.  Prairie Windmill Quilt History and Research Chapter,  National Quilting Association.  Lubbock, TX: Ranching Heritage Center, The Museum, Texas Tech University, 1986.  40 pages; 40 bw illus.  {CB Note: This project targeted a specific geographic area of Texas.  "...boundaries set for this project encompassed the area of Texas known as the South Plains."  Also contains 15 dated cutting patters for some illustrated quilts.

Fox, Sandi.  Quilts in Utah : a reflection of the western experience / Sandi Fox.  Salt Lake City, Utah (20 S.W. Temple, Salt Lake City 84101) : Salt Lake Art Center, c1991.  48 p. : col. ill. ; 20 cm..  Catalog of an exhibition held at Salt Lake Art Center, Aug. 14-Oct. 4, 1981.

Thorpe, Lonnie. Magnificent harvest, quilts from the heart : a photographic history of the Holiday Quilt Show & Auction celebrating the fine art of quilting. Salt Lake City, Utah: LDS Hospital-Deseret Foundation, 1999. 118p.

Shelburne Museum.  55 Famous Quilts From the Shelburne Museum in Full Color.  Edited by Celia Y. Oliver.  New York: Dover Publications, 1990.  63 pages; color illus.  Published in association with the Shelburne Museum. [Vermont]

First Flowerings: Early Virginia Quilts; Gloria Seaman Allen. Washington DC: The DAR Museum, 1987.  46 pages; illus.  Exhibition held at the DAR Museum, Washington, D.C., July 20-Oct. 18, 1987

McLachlan, Diana.  A Common Thread: Quilts in the Yakima Valley.  Yakima, WA: Yakima Valley Museum & Historical Association, 1985.  64 pages, color illus.  Exhibition catalog {CB Note:  To celebrate Yakima City's centennial, over 500 women brought quilts to be registered and documented when the Yakima Valley Museum  issued an invitation.] [Washington]

Quilt Masterpieces in Full Color, Yakima Valley Museum & Historical Association.  New York: Dover, 1986.  24 postcards bound in perforated booklet.  Quilts from McLachlan's exhibit, "A Common Thread: Quilts in the Yakima Valley", published 1985 by the Yakima Valley Museum & Historical Association.   [Washington]

Anderson, Colleen.  A Canopy for Dreams: Historic Quilts From the West Virginia State Museum Collection.  West Virginia Division of Culture and History, [nd].  18 pages.  

Hoke, Donald.  Dressing the Bed: Quilts and Coverlets From the Collections of the Milwaukee Public Museum.  Milwaukee, WI: Milwaukee Public Museum, 1985.  65 pages. [Wisconsin]

Nineteenth-Century Applique Quilts (The Bulletin of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Fall 1989); edited by Dilys Blum and Jack L. Lindsay, PMA, 1989



Quilt History Reference and Research Publications

Expanding Quilt Scholarship: The lectures conferences and other presentations of "Louisville Celebrates the American Quilt"; edited by Shelly Zegart and Jonathan Holstein. Louisville, KY; The Kentucky Quilt Project, 1994

Benberry, Cuesta and Carol Crabb. A Patchwork of Pieces, An Anthology of Early Quilt Stories 1845-1940. American Quilters Society, 1993

Brackman, Barbara. Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns. Paducah, KY: AQS, 1993. 551p. ISBN 0-89145-815-8.

Campbell, Denise M. Quilting a Culture: Theories of Aesthetics, Representation, and Resistance in African American Quiltmaking. A dissertation in support of the author's Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate University, 2006. Advisor: Valorie Thomas. 289 pages. ISBN: 978-0-542-78799-7

Drais, Christine Y. The traveling quilter: An exploration of the influences on travel behavior. A thesis in support of the authors MS degree from Clemson University, 2007. Advisor William C. Norman. 64 pages. 978-0-549-34510-7

Drew, Nancy Arlene. Quilting: Covering Up American Style. Thesis in support of the MA degree, California State University, Long Beach, 1974. 103 pages.

Hicks, Kyra and Cuesta Benberry. Black Threads: An African American Quilting SourceBook. McFarland, 2002.  0786413743. 260p, ill.

Horton, Laurel.  Quiltmaking in America: Beyond the Myths.  Nashville, TN: Rutledge Hill Press, 1994

Kile, Michael.  The Quilt Digest [annual].  San Francisco, CA: The Quilt Digest Press, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986 and 1987 (each volume contains at least one article on a regional or international quilt history topic) [OP]

Hall-Patton, Colleen.  Quilters Between the Revivals: The Cultural Context of Quilting 1945-1970.  Las Vegas, NC: University of Nevada, 2004. A dissertation in partial fulfillment of the PhD degree in Sociology, University of Nevada. Barbara Brents PhD, Advisor. 348 pages. Analyzes quilts discovered through the Nevada Heritage Quilt Project as an aspect of the national quilt movement.

Przybysz, Jane Ellen. Sentimental spectacle: the traffic in quilts. Dissertation in support of the PhD degree, New York University, 1995. Advisor: Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett. 407 pages. ["Analyses the performance of an old time quilting bee in the New England Kitchen exhibit at the 1864 Brooklyn and Long Island Sanitary Fair; the social relations of the production of the first quilt history published in the United States; the presentation of quilts as gifts to and by Presidents and First Ladies; and performative occasions at recent quilt events--the 1986 Great American Quilt Festival in New York City, the 1988 Quilt Expo Europa in Salzburg, Austria, and the 1990 North Carolina Quilt Symposium in Charlotte, North Carolina. Interviews with Karey Bresenhan, Bonnie Leman and Shelly Zegart form the basis for a partial history of the contemporary quiltmaking revival." -- from the abstract]

Quilt Journal: An International Review, 1992-1995.  Published by The Kentucky Quilt Project, Inc.  Editors: Jonathan Holstein, Eleanor Miller and Shelly Zegart.  "The Quilt Journal’s mission was to facilitate the work of those around the world that would be coming to quilt research from other fields with different visions.  The Quilt Journal brought information generated here and in other parts of the world to the attention of the American quilt community, and also acted as a reference source on American quilt information."  Table of contents.

Reich, Sue. Quilting News of Yesteryear: 1,000 Pieces and  Counting. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 2007. 0-7643-2595-7

Sullivan, Kathlyn F.  Gatherings: America's Quilt Heritage.  Paducah: AQS, 1995.   "A project of the Museum of the American Quilter's Society funded in part by a grant from the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund.  Text by Kathlyn F. Sullivan based on information gathered from state quilt documentation projects, other interviews, and correspondence.  Developed in conjunction with an exhibit curated by Paul D. Pilgrim and Gerald E. Roy", presented April 15-August 12,  1995.  224 pages; color illus; bibliog; index.    0891458603

Uncoverings. [annual]. American Quilt Study Group, Lincoln, NE. Table of contents. Index compiled by Jean Carlton.

Weidlich, Lorre Marie. Quilting transformed: an anthropological approach to the quilt revival (United States).  Dissertation in support of PhD degree, University of Texas at Austin, 1986. 311 pages.

What's American about American Quilts?: A Research Forum on Regional Characteristics. Washington DC: National Museum of American History/Smithsonian Institution, 1995

Zegart, Shelly.  "The Quilt Projects: 15 Years Later".  New York, NY: Magazine of the Museum of American Folk Art, Spring 1996 and online at http://www.shellyquilts.com/Quiltprojects.html

Zegart, Shelly. Why Quilts Matter: History, Art & Politics. Presented by The Kentucky Quilt Project. A 9-part documentary series first broadcast on Kentucky Educational Television, 2011. Available on DVD.

 

International Quilt History Publications

Gero, Annette. Historic Australian Quilts. Beagle Press, 2001. 0958719292

Irvine, Janice. Australian Quilts: The People and Their Art. New York: Prentice Hall, 1990. 013053885X

Irvine-Nealie, Jan. Fragility & endurance : textiles by Jan Irvine-Nealie / Glenda King. Launceston, Tasmania : Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, 2000?. 32p. [Australia]

Wool quilts, old and new : catalogue to an exhibition, June 16th to 30th, 1985, Wool House / presented by Running Stitch in conjunction with the Australian Wool Corporation. Parkville, Vic. : Australian Wool Corp., c1985. 25p.

Gustafson, Paula. ALBERTA NEEDLES II: QUILTS FOR THE 1990s. Calgary: Quilters' Group, Alberta Handicrafts Guild, Calgary Branch. © 1990 illus. color 44pp. Catalogue for traveling exhibition. [Canada, Alberta]

Fry, Philip and Ted Poulos. MANITOBA QUILTS AND CERAMICS: A Survey of Contemporary Quilting and Pottery in Southern and Central Manitoba. Winnipeg: The Winnipeg Art Gallery. ©1972 illus. blk & white. no pagination (has 22 pp). Exhibition catalogue-October 7- Nov. 13, 1972. [Canada, Manitoba]

McKendry, Ruth. TRADITIONAL QUILTS AND BEDCOVERINGS.  NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold. ©1979. illus. b &w, color. 240pp.  [Canada, Upper Canada]

Robson, Scott and Sharon MacDonald. OLD NOVA SCOTIAN QUILTS. Nova Scotia Museum: Nimbus Pub. Ltd. ©1995. illus. color, blk & white. 112 pp.  [Canada, Nova Scotia

Walker, Marilyn L. ONTARIO'S HERITAGE QUILTS. Toronto: Boston Mills Press. ©1992. illus. color 157pp.  [Canada, Ontario ]

Burnham, Dorothy K. PIECED QUILTS OF ONTARIO. Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum. ©1975. illus. blk & white. 64pp. [Canada, Ontario]

Bell, Michael and Kim Ondaatje. TRADITION PLUS ONE: PATCHWORK QUILTS FROM SOUTH EASTERN ONTARIO. Toronto: Agnes Etherington Art Center . © 1974. illus. color, & blk & white. Exhibition catalogue. (text in both French and English).  [Canada, Ontario]

Beaumont, Ann-Louise and Edie Zakem. Pieces of History: 20th Century Quilting in Prince Edward Island [Canada]. A section of First Hand: Arts, Crafts, and Culture Created by PEI Women of the 20th Century. Created by The PEI Advisory Council on the Status of Women. [nd]  http://www.gov.pe.ca/firsthand/index.php3

Griffis, Jaime. Piecing womanhoods: A nexus of gendered and middle-class practices by women who quilt in St. John's, Newfoundland (Canada). A thesis in support of the author's Memorial University of Newfoundland Master Degree, 2005. 225 pages. ISBN: 978-0-494-15552-3

PATCHWORDS 1992 & PATCHWORDS 1994. RESEARCH PAPERS OF THE CANADIAN QUILT STUDY GROUP. Vol. 1 &2. Nancy Cameron Armstrong, editor. White Rock, British Columbia: Canadian Quilt Study Group. © 1995. (Papers from Volumes 1 & 2 from 1992 symposium and the 1994 symposium were published in one book.).  

Conroy, Mary. 300 YEARS OF CANADA'S QUILTS. Toronto: Griffin House ©1976. illus. blk. & white, color. 133pp.

Woods, Mary Louise. The Canadian Quilting Revival, 1970-1990: Explaining the Meaning of Quilting in Women's Lives. Adviser: J Craig.  Dissertation in support of the PhD degree, York University, Canada, 1993.  341 pages.

Scott, Katherine Anne. The Quilters of Goulbourn Township: mediating change and making transformations [Ontario, Canada].  Thesis in support of MA degree, Carleton University, Canada, 2002. Advisor: Stan McMullin. 138 pages.

Crossman, Alison Lynn. Framing the quilt: historical and contemporary quilts of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. Thesis in support of the MA degree, Concordia University, Canada, 1999. Advisor: Janice Helland. 101 pages.

Roycroft, Michelle. Needling the system: the textile art of Colette Whiten, Barbara Todd, and Ann Newdigate. Thesis in support of the MA degree, Concordia University, Canada, 1996. Advisor: Janice Helland. 122 pages.

Hunt, Gail. Quiltworks Across Canada: Eleven Contemporary Workshops. North Vancouver, BC: Pacific Quiltworks, 1996.

TAPESTRIES OF HOPE: THREADS OF LOVE.The Arpillera Movement in Chile-1974-1994. Marjorie Agosin, Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press. ©1996. 142pp. illus. blk & white, color. translated by Celeste Kostopulos-Cooperman; foreword by Isabel Allende.

McLaughlin, Elizabeth W. Engendering the imago Dei: A rhetorical study of quilts and quiltmaking as metaphor and visual parable in the Anabaptist peace tradition. [Europe]. A dissertation in support of the author's PhD work at Regent University, 2007. 380 pages. 978-0-549-42663-9

Muurinen, Mirja; Anna-Maija and Gunnar Backman.  Under the Quilt. Vaasa, 1995.  ISBN 951968811 [In English, Swedish and Finnish]  [Finland]

Berenson, Kathryn. The Quilts of Provence: The Art and Craft of French Quiltmaking. Henry Holt & Company, NY, 1996 0-8050-4639-9 190p. [France]

Parriaud, Cosabeth and Diane de Obaldia. Le Rouvray. Paris, France. 1994. 1564770664 99p.

Janniere, Janine. Mosaiques d'etoffes: a la recherche de l'hexagone. Musee des Traditions et Arts Normands, Martainville, France, 2003.  2-902093-44-6

Kulkarni, Shakuntala. Godhadi : a bonding, Gallery Chemould, 8 December 1998 to 4 January 1999. Mumbai : Gallery Chemould, 1999. "Chitrakala Parishad, organised by Images Art Gallery, Bangalore, February 1999, Shridharani Gallery, New Delhi, India, September 1999."

Labat, Karen L and Nancy J. Nelson. Contemporary Irish Textile Art: The Women of Annaghmakerring. Minneapolis, MN: Goldstein Gallery, University of Minnesota, 1996. Catalog of the 1996 exhibition. 0-939719-07-X. 64p.

Sachiko, Aragane. Kiruto : Nuno to ito no shinfonī = Quilts : symphony of cloth & thread. Kyōto-shi : Kyōto Shoin, 1992. 111p. [Japan]

Liddell, Jill and Yuko Watanabe. Japanese quilts. New York : E.P. Dutton, c1988. 142p.

Segawa, Setsuko. Quilt Art of Japan. Kyōto-shi : Mitsumura Suiko Shoin, 1991. 83p

Sudo, Kumiko. East Quilts West. Gualala, Calif. : Quilt Digest Press, 1992. 198p. [Japan]

Fitz Gerald, Pamela. Warm Heritage: Old Patchwork Quilts and Coverlets in New Zealand and the Women Who Made Them. David Bateman, 2003. 143p. 1869535294

Nicholas, Anne. Art of the New Zealand Quilt. Auckland, NZ: Benton Ross, 1988. 101p. 090863644X

Moonen, An.  'Tis al Beggegoet: Nederlandse Antieke Quilts, 1650-1900.  uitgave Terra, Zutphen, 1996.  ISBN 9062556612 (in Dutch)  [The Netherlands]

Moonen, An. Quilts, een Nederlandse Traditioe / Quilts, the Dutch Tradition.  Uitgave Nederlands Openluchtmuseum, Arnhem, 1992.  ISBN 9070300060 (in Dutch and English) [The Netherlands]

Foster.  Gamle tekstiler.  Oslo: NW Damm & Son, 2002.  ISBN 8251784239 [in Norwegian] [Norway]

Stoddard, Patricia Ormsby. Ralli Quilts Traditional Textiles from Pakistan and India. Schiffer Books, 2003. 160p. 0764316974

Mathews, Kate.  !Molas!: Patterns, Techniques, Projects for Colorful Applique.  Ashville, NC: Lark Books, 1998.  1-57990-020-8.  127 pages; illus; biblio; index.  [Kuna Indians, Panama/Columbia, South America]

Wettre, Asa.  Old Swedish Quilts.  Loveland, CO: Interweave Press, 1995 [OP] [Sweden]

Jenkins, Mary and Clare Claridge. Making Welsh quilts: The Textile Tradition That Inspired the Amish? Krause Publications, 1995. ISBN 0896892549. 121p.

Jones, Jen. Les Quilts Gallois / Welsh quilts. In English and French. Quiltmania/Towy Publishing, 1997. 0952579014. 63p.

Osler, Dorothy. North Country Quilts: Legend and Living Tradition. Bowes Museum and Friends of the Bowes Museum, 2000. ISBN 0-9508165-2-3 [United Kingdom]

Rae, Janet and Margaret Tucker. Quilt Treasures of Great Britain. Rutledge Hill Press, Nashville, TN, 1995. 1-55853-384-2 224 HARD BOUND SLIP JACKET [United Kingdom]

Rae, Janet. Quilts of the British Isles. EP Dutton, NY, 1987 0-525-48341-1 128 PAPER BACK [United Kingdom]

McDonald, Deirdre and David Cripps. Quilt treasures: the quilters' guild heritage search.  London: The Quilters' Guild, 1995.  224p, ill, maps.  1898094098 [United Kingdom]

Sykas, Philip. The Secret Life of Textiles: Six Pattern Book Archives in North West England. Bolton Museum, 2005. ISBN 0-906585-36-8 [United Kingdom]

Compiled from H-Quilts postings  H-Net Discussion List on Quilt Documentation and Research [H-QUILTS@H-NET.MSU.EDU] February 2001 and continuing, the Quilt History List [qhl] and From additional sources thanks to the Ashland Public Library in Oregon and including the recommendations of the following individuals: Cheryl Wolf, Jan Dreschler, Judy Grow, Mary Persyn, Marsha MacDowell, Colleen Hall-Patton, Laurie Woodard, David Crosby, Maureen Battistella, Shirley McElderry, Cuesta Benberry, Mary Worrall, Mary Waller, Shelly Zegart, Carol Butzke, Margareta Faust, Kyra Hicks, Ann-Louise Beaumont, Gloria Nixon, Karan Flanscha, Patricia Keller, Laurel Horton, Ruth Ann Carathers, Linda Reynolds.

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